See Them, Save Them: Ocearch’s amazing conservation efforts

Ocearch shark research ship

Welcome to the See Them, Save Them series where we will be tracking a number of great white sharks through Ocearch’s revolutionary tagging system, highlighting the importance of conservation, research and tracking. Every month we will create profiles for each tagged shark. By analyzing the tracking database on Ocearch’s website we will attempt to glean the shark’s habits and formulate a personality for each specimen. Photo credit: Paul Taggart/www.ocearch.org. Each of…

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Ocearch Shark Tracking: Poseidon

Poseidon the great white shark

Meet Poseidon, an immature Great White Shark who loves the warm waters of Mossel Bay Ocearch’s tracking technology allows researchers to monitor sharks movements throughout the world’s oceans, providing valuable insight into their behavior and their range. Each shark is tagged with a tracking device that is inserted through their dorsal fin, and whenever they break the surface of the water, a signal is transmitted to a satellite. The satellite…

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Ocearch Shark Tracking: Albertina

Meet Albertina, the great white shark

Meet Albertina, a female, immature Great White Shark in Mossel Bay Ocearch’s tracking technology allows researchers to monitor sharks movements throughout the world’s oceans, providing valuable insight into their behavior and their range. Each shark is tagged with a tracking device that is inserted through their dorsal fin, and whenever they break the surface of the water, a signal is transmitted to a satellite. The satellite then sends back an…

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